Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicKolkata Police

Topic: Kolkata Police

Kolkata Police issues look out circular against suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma

At least 10 complaints have been filed across police stations under Kolkata Police jurisdiction against Sharma for hurting 'religious sentiments' with her Prophet remark.

Woman dead as cop opens fire outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata, kills self

The woman, who was riding pillion on a two-wheeler, fell down after being hit by a bullet as the on-duty policeman kept firing from his rifle, triggering chaos in the congested area.

‘Fabrication of court order’: ED files FIR against Kolkata Police, Centre-Bengal battle escalates

ED officials claim in FIR that Kolkata Police tampered with court order to make Joint Director Kapil Raj provide a voice sample without his consent.

Kolkata Police adds attempt to murder charge against accused in fake vaccinations case

Debanjan Deb, who allegedly posed as an IAS officer to organise vaccination camps, and his accomplices have also been charged with criminal conspiracy, forgery and cheating.

Kolkata’s ‘Special 16’ — how realty agent & Republic reporter ‘posed as CBI’, conned businessmen

The arrest of a journalist covering CBI last week blew the cover of a suspected abduction-extortion racket that saw around a dozen businessmen kidnapped.

Bengal changed postings of 2 IPS officers — one, twice in 5 days, the other, thrice in 12 days

Posting of IG, CIF, Manoj Verma was changed thrice, while Ajeet Singh Yadav, SP, CIF, was first posted as SP, STF, but five days later, he was brought back to his previous post.

Kolkata Police to re-impose ‘no helmet no petrol’ rule starting 8 December for 60 days

The rule forbids petrol pumps from selling fuel if motorcyclists or their pillion riders are not wearing helmets at the time.

Important to proceed against ‘uniformed criminals’, Calcutta HC orders probe against cop

The Calcutta HC made the observation while directing West Bengal's DGP to institute an inquiry against an investigating officer in a case of forged cheque.

Not enough cops to manage Durga Puja pandals, says Calcutta HC on its no-entry order

Kolkata Police has 25,000 personnel & 12,000 civic volunteers, but city has 3,000 Durga Puja pandals. Court said it isn’t enough despite ‘exemplary guidelines’.

People maligning Bengal police, administration for political gains, CM Mamata says

Inaugurating several Durga Puja pandals, Mamata Banerjee said people forget the work done by the police during crisis situations while raising allegations.

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Representational image | Anindito Mukherjee | Bloomberg

Who is vocational education training for? Data shows over 84% Indian didn’t get any

Periodic Labour Force Survey data shows the situation is worse for women. And those who got the training, almost half of them accounted for self-learning or ‘learning on the job’.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.